GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS CE5347 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Runctonia runctoni Casey
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Runctonia runctoni Casey – See Casey, R (1973): Paratype

Registration No. CE5347
Collector Casey, R. & Smith, EP. Aug' 1967
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Basal Nodule bed of Mintlyn Beds - Bed 6 - Runctonia runctoni zone.
Country England
Locality No 2 Gas Feeder - North Runcton - Norfolk.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Mintlyn Member
Biozone runctoni
Geological Age

Valanginian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Berriasian Age (Cretaceous Period) (133.9 – 145 Ma B.P.)


Casey, R. 1973. The Ammonite Succession at the Jurassic-Cretaceous boundary in eastern England. in Casey, R & Rawson, PF (edit) The Boreal Lower Cretaceous p.242 pl7.,figs6a,b

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